ADDITIONAL SEMINARS FOR 2012 AMA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING CONFERENCE | Born To Ride Motorcycle Magazine - Motorcycle TV, Radio, Events, News and Motorcycle Blog


Published on May 11, 2012 under Born To Ride LifeStyle


AMA announces additional seminars for 2012 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference


PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA is pleased to announce additional seminar offerings at the 2012 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference. The conference will take place July 26-29 in Carson City, Nev.

In keeping with the conference theme of “Ride Well,” the seminar lineup includes topics that promote safety, health, awareness and preparation.

“We are pleased to announce more additions to an already exciting seminar lineup at the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference,” said AMA Marketing Manager Tigra Tsujikawa. “These seminars will offer something for riders of every type and skill level. The expertise of our speakers is second-to-none, resulting in a slate of offerings that is as diverse as it is informative.”

The latest additions include:

* Motorcycle Matchmaker. Offered by veteran motorcycle instructor Christine Firehock.

* Why Motorcycle Riding is Good for Your Health. Presented by psychotherapist Jana Mulvaney.

* The Health Benefits of Off-Road Riding. Jo-Anne Farquhar, director of communications and public affairs for Canada’s Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council (MMIC), and Kellee Irwin, chairwoman of the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada and vice president, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.

* Wherever the Road Takes You. With Athena “Chickie” Ransom, owner of Vagabond Cycles.

* Riding Past Your Limitations. Presented by Holly Ralph, a director of the Canadian Motorcycle Association and the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group.

* Motorcycle Helmet Seminar. Conducted by Randy Northrup of Schuberth North America.
For a complete listing of seminars, visit > Events > Women and Motorcycling > Seminar Speakers.

Through May 15, AMA members can realize significant savings by taking advantage of the $125 discounted registration fee to attend the conference. After that date, the fee for AMA members increases to $175. Non-members can register for $235.

At $49, an AMA membership not only pays for the conference, it provides a host of benefits, including AMA Roadside Assistance. To join, go to Online registration to the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference is available at

Included in the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference registration fee is entry to seminars, the marketplace and Moto Action center, the Saturday Women’s Health Fair — where women can get a variety of health screenings such as mammograms and cholesterol and blood pressure checks — priority registration for manufacturer demo rides, the Friday Night Cookout and Saturday Night Celebration Party, as well as a conference t-shirt and gift bag.

Full conference details, as well as information about how to become an AMA member, are available at Watch for updates on the conference Facebook page at  


About the American Motorcyclist Association
Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists’ interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the AMA honors the heroes and the heritage of motorcycling for future generations. For more information, please visit


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